Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal’s CV goes viral on LinkedIn


Final week, a submit on LinkedIn went viral mentioning Twitter’s new CEO, Parag Agrawal and his profession graph over time. Shockingly, it isn’t one thing you’d anticipate from an organization’s CEO. For the unversed, LinkedIn is knowledgeable networking and profession growth web site that permits job seekers to submit their CVs and employers to submit jobs. 

The submit was shared by Nischay Jain, Senior Recruiter at Mastech Digital the place he identified sure patterns in Parag’s CV (Curriculum Vitae). Within the submit, Nischay shared an image of Parag’s skilled expertise talked about on his LinkedIn bio that confirmed many gaps between the time Parag switched from one firm to a different and how briskly he did that. 

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Within the submit, Nischay wrote, “9 out of 10 recruiters would have rejected Parag Agrawal’s profile due to the gaps in his profession and frequent job switches. If Twitter HR had completed the identical 10 years in the past, they’d have misplaced on a gem of a expertise who has turn out to be their new CEO.”

Parag Agrawal had joined Twitter in 2011 as an advertisements engineer and later held the title of Twitter’s ‘Distinguished Software program Engineer’. He was then appointed because the ‘Chief Know-how Officer’ in 2017. However earlier than becoming a member of Twitter, Parag labored at varied firms like AT&T, Microsoft and Yahoo and had gaps between his jumps from one job to a different.

Nischay wrote the submit questioning the present job situation within the nation the place employers do not consider in taking hole years or if somebody has then they do not consider in hiring them. “I used to be shocked after his profile as a result of I’ll have been amongst these 9 recruiters too. Is it time to alter the hiring practices? What do you suppose?” he wrote additional. 

Parag Agrawal, 37, was made Twitter’s new CEO on November 29. He’s an IIT-Bombay graduate who changed Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey. 



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